Etymology
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quatrain (n.)

"stanza of fourteen lines rhyming alternately," 1580s, from French quatrain "four-line stanza" (16c.), from Old French quatre "four," from Latin quattuor "four" (from PIE root *kwetwer- "four").

updated on March 02, 2021

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Definitions of quatrain from WordNet

quatrain (n.)
a stanza of four lines;
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